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Happy St Patrick’s Day!

Conversation on Curating Literature in an Art Space &

19 May 2021

Organized by DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and Centre for Irish Studies (Charles University Prague) in partnership with MoLI – Museum of Literature Ireland.

Supported by the ESP Programme of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland.

University College Dublin (UCD) and the National Library of Ireland (NLI) have teamed up to create a new museum that celebrates the literary heritage of Ireland and pays homage to Ireland’s modern and contemporary writers. MoLI  – Museum of Literature Ireland was launched in September 2019 and with its multi-media exhibitions, digital displays, a range of specially commissioned films, an online radio channel, learning programmes, and a brand new online platform featuring 100 Irish books published in the last decade, it makes a remarkable addition to Ireland’s literary scene. Meet MoLI in a conversation on curating literature in an art space followed by readings from award-winning Irish authors and their Czech translators.

ON AIR: MoLI Museum of Literature Ireland is the first of a series of online conversations aired from the Gulliver Airship at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague featuring exciting projects from around the globe that bring together art and literature.


Simon O’Connor, Director (MoLI)
Benedict Schlepper-Connolly, Digital Curator (MoLI)
Margaret Kelleher – Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama (University College Dublin)

Featured authors:

Doireann Ní Ghríofa
Sara Baume
Mike McCormack
Caitríona O’Reilly


Alice Hyrmanová McElveen, Daniela Theinová, Ondřej Pilný

Hosted by:

Ondřej Pilný, Director (Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University Prague) and Michaela Šilpochová, Artistic Director (DOX Centre for Contemporary Art)



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